Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Associate Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences


Dr. Hwamee Oh is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences and is also affiliated with Carney Institute for Brain Science. Dr. Oh received her PhD in Biopsychology (with concentration in Human Cognitive Neuroscience) at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. In her postdoctoral training in Dr. William Jagust’s laboratory in Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute at UC-Berkeley, she studied cognitive, structural, and functional alterations in preclinical older adults with β-amyloid deposition, a pathological hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease, using amyloid PET, structural MRI, fMRI and neuropsychological tests. Prior to Brown, Dr. Oh was an Assistant Professor at Columbia University (2014-2017) and a Research Assistant Professor at SUNY-Stony Brook (2017-2019). At Brown, Dr. Oh extends her research on cognitive and neural changes due to normal aging and Alzheimer's disease pathology and individual difference factors contributing to the brain aging and cognition relationship using multimodality neuroimaging methods including PET and structural and functional MRI.

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